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Is Server Email Forwarding leaving a Trace?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Kintoups, Jun 27, 2014.

  1. Kintoups

    Kintoups Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hey Guys,

    I have several money sites and a PBN with several sites. All sites have a unique email such as info@moneysite1.com, info@moneysite2.com, info@pbn1.com, etc.

    I setup a forward in cPanel on all of them to go to the same email address such as catchall@mycompany.com.

    My question, does creating an automatic forward on the server in cPanel leave a trace that all emails are being forwarded to the same address?
    Do you guys have a better way to organize and manage 60+ emails?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Mindanao

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    I am also doing same as yours so i'm also interested in knowing this. Subscribing to your thread. Thanks
     
  3. SteveWaller

    SteveWaller Regular Member

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    I'm not sure I fully understand why you need emails for your PBN sites at all? I don't bother personally.

    Regardless, I doubt there would be any way for anyone to detect that all emails were being routed to one catch all email - ok maybe some hacker could - but I seriously doubt a search engine would care about this one bit.

    Maybe someone with more super technical brainpower can enlighten me...
     
  4. Kintoups

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    Hey Steve,

    Thanks for jumping in. :) The reason why I have separate emails is that I often create separate social media accounts for the money sites and some PBN sites. So when I register I use those emails. I also create contact forms on all sites and send it to the site's email. I realize I could use the same email for all contact form.

    What about you? What do you do for your PBN, you have 1 email address and you link everything to that same email?

    I'm not technical at all when it comes to mailing servers, but when I use the cPanel forward and look at the source header in the email, I see the forwarded and forwarding email, so I was wondering if I was leaving a big footprint and it anybody could just trace an email.
     
  5. SteveWaller

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    I don't build social media accounts for my PBNs - way too much work in my opinion. Just building out a PBN doesn't really require an email address exactly - I use private whois where I can so no need there and I don't have contact forms on the sites either.

    I'm afraid that I can't really say for sure whether it would be a footprint that can follow but I'd have a bet on the fact that it is one that they don't follow. Might a competitor try it? Who knows. Would they be able to? Not sure.

    I realise that this isn't exactly much help ;)